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Community Support Worker (CSW) - (Independent Contractor with Children's Division)

Company: MBI Health Services
Location: Washington
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description MBI Health Services, LLC. is a certified behavioral health agency servicing the D.C. Metropolitan Area. We provide a wide range of services and programs for both adults and children for the sake of helping each individuals gain back their confidence and security into their lives. This position is primarily for those who have a passion for working with children. It is our goal to embrace, advocate, and empower the minds and lives of men, women, and children. Our highly experienced healthcare professionals provide premium services throughout the DC Metropolitan Area. We partner with several well-known and highly regarded government healthcare agencies, such as the Department on Behavioral Health, the Department on Disability Services, and the National Institutes of Health. Job Description MBI is seeking dedicated contractors who want to work independently to help facilitate change and growth for adults and children that have serious mental illness and disabilities as Community Support Workers/Case Managers. Community Support Workers spend at least 70% of the time in the field teaching clients the skills required to manage their disorder and succeed in their individual recovery goal. Community Support Workers support individuals in attaining meaningful, sufficient lives through the growth of the skills necessary to live independently, acquire employment, complete their education/training and have vigorous social lives. Major Duties and Responsibilities As a Community Support Worker (CSW), you will work independently and respond to the Clinical Manager of your assigned Team. You will be responsible for independently performing a variety of tasks both clinical and administrative in nature. You shall exercise professional, independent judgment to perform the following responsibilities:

  • Maintaining confidentiality of records relating to consumers' treatment.
  • Collecting information about consumers through interviews, tests, and evaluation of day-to-day functioning within work, family and other routines. Identifying areas needing continued support, resources and treatment in order to assist consumers.
  • Aiding consumers in their own homes/program and in the community to allow them to function more safely and independently. Facilitating physical, recreational, social and educational activities. Providing consumers with a positive role model.
  • Identifying social, economic, recreational and educational services in the community that will meet consumers' needs. Maintaining liaison with other agencies, professionals, government officials and the community.
  • Recognizing potential crisis situations, analyzing such situations accurately, developing strategies to deal with such situations, and informing Supervisor and Manager when such incidents arise.
  • Recognizing potential emergency situations, analyzing situations accurately, and developing strategies to deal with such situations ie dealing with consumer's aggressive behavior to ensure no harm comes to the consumer, staff and the public.
  • Assisting case management team in identifying potential problems. Providing input to counselors and other professionals with regard to the development of consumer Treatment Plan.
  • Attending worker meetings, supervisory conferences, and other activities.
  • Must do a minimum of 25 billable SIDA (See, Intervene, Document, Approve) hours each week.
  • Attending all company-required trainings. Qualifications
    • Previous work in the mental health field and/or social services/social work with children.
    • Ability to work in a diverse environment and communicate effectively with children, parents and family members.
    • Good written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong organizational, computer, and time management skills required.
    • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office
    • H.S. degree and credentialed through a combination of education and experience. (college preferred).
    • Must pass background check Additional Information MBI provides equal opportunities to all independent contractors and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all recruiting, contracting, placement, termination, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We offer a competitive total rewards package including market rates, perks, and more. Together, we can offer steps toward empowerment!

Keywords: MBI Health Services, Washington DC , Community Support Worker (CSW) - (Independent Contractor with Children's Division), Other , Washington, DC

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